energy grid, Tag

  • Electric vehicles are the future — and Gogoro is paving the way. The company behind the innovative battery-swapping Smartscooter just announced plans to launch their new GoShare program in Japan this year. The news comes...
  • Electric is the future—and Gogoro is paving the way. The innovative electric scooter and battery swapping company just announced plans for expansion in Japan, with their new GoShare Smartscooter sharing service set to launch...
  • Electric is the future—and Gogoro is paving the way. The innovative electric scooter and battery swapping company just announced plans for expansion in Japan, with their new GoShare Smartscooter sharing service set to launch...
  • The energy case for Brexit Fri, 26 Feb 16, 9:27pm
    UKIP makes the case that the EU is wrecking the UK energy supply, making it expensive and unreliable. This a party political piece rather than something designed for the Brexit campaign per se.
  • A scrap of good news Tue, 16 Feb 16, 7:59pm
    There is some good news on the energy crisis front, albeit only a small scrap. This is the announcement by EDF that they are going to extent the life of Torness nuclear power station to 2030 - it was originally meant to close...
  • Energy policy isn't working Mon, 8 Feb 16, 10:03pm
    When oil and gas prices were high, DECC used to publish an annual Energy Statement, which included an assessment of the impact of policy measures on prices. 
  • Another one to bite the dust Fri, 29 Jan 16, 7:16pm
    Well if you are supposed to live in interesting times then it looks as though the next few winters could border on completely fascinating. I say this because of the news last night that SSE are thinking of shutting down another...
  • Windfall Tue, 15 Dec 15, 10:41pm
    The Press and Journal has details of some truly phenomenal payments to wind farms in order to get them to switch off.
  •   Do you remember the grid emergency the other day, when the grid was said to have accepted an offer of £2500 per MWh to supply power to the grid, a slight markup on the normal price of £40?  The...
  • The world the greens created Fri, 11 Dec 15, 10:28pm
    While the energy and climate punters are concentrating on Paris, the results of the government's latest capacity auction are out. The market cleared at £18/kW which means that no new CCGT power stations will be built....
  • Dieter Helm recently gave a lecture on energy policy at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, discussing the sheer scale of the disaster wrought by Ed Miliband, Chris Huhne and Ed Davey...
  • Security oversight Tue, 24 Nov 15, 8:43pm
    The Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee is going to be considering security of supply this morning from 10am (they are doing the Green Deal at time of writing)...
  • What's in a tax? Thu, 19 Nov 15, 8:17pm
    One of the most interesting parts of Amber Rudd's speech yesterday was the suggestion that renewables operators must pay for all the extra costs they bring to the system...
  • Stuff their mouths with gold Wed, 18 Nov 15, 8:48pm
    In all the trailers for Amber Rudd's big energy speech today, the news that has struck me is not the phase out of coal, most of which was going to happen anyway because of low natural gas prices and EU regulations.
  • An interesting tweet from former DECC chief scientist David Mackay yesterday:
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